It will depend on what the MRI shows, whether you’d be able to have a hysterectomy, and normally it would be a radical hysterectomy rather than full, which means losing the top third of the vagina. Usually it’s only done for early stage, and depends on tumour size. My tumour wasn’t too big-less than 4cm, but I was staged at 2b because it was growing into the vaginal wall, which made a radical hysterectomy impossible.
Will you be having a CT scan? I had that after the MRI to check for any spread. Luckily it hadn’t spread, but the treatment would have likely been the same even if it had. The standard is 25 sessions of radiotherapy and 5 sessions of chemo, which is Cisplatin so you don’t lose your hair, then brachytherapy which is the internal radiation which I didn’t have. I had extra radiotherapy, so 32 sessions in total. And I only had 4 chemo because my blood count dropped too low to have the last one. I was told that wouldn’t matter.
Still, it was effective treatment and I had a complete response-my tumour disappeared, thank goodness!
No matter what treatment you have, it’s very effective. Just keep positive and take one day at a time! xx